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Whether you live deep in the woods or on the top floor of a high-rise apartment, we truly believe that you can enrich your life by becoming more self-reliant.

This magazine contains articles on cooking, DIY information, gardening, livestock, foraging, building, and preparedness.

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In this issue — Winter 2017

On the cover

A predator-proof chicken coop By Dorothy Ainsworth
A hand-held GPS and solar charger makes it easy to find your way
in any situation By Jeffrey Yago
Your homestead dog By Jackie Clay-Atkinson
Canning class part 2: Jellies, jams, preserves, marmalades, butters,
and conserves By Jackie Clay-Atkinson
Try harvesting smaller diameter firewood with a bow saw and sawbuck By Setanta O’Ceillaigh
Essential spices that define my kitchen By Habeeb Salloum

 In the workshop

Working my way up, Part 3: Improving my cabin By Setanta O’Ceillaigh
How to make carved wooden bowls  By Evan Hoffman

In the kitchen

A cheerful giver By Jenny Flores
Homemade Korean kimchi By Melissa Souza
Radish tails, garlic scapes, and other tasty garden bonuses By Linda Gabris

In the self-reliant home

A Grocery Store in your Home: The Making of a Canning closet By Patrice Lewis
The sillcock key By Christopher J. Ranallo